ForeScout Technologies, Inc., an Internet of Things (IoT) security company, has teamed up with Belden, a global provider of industrial networking and cybersecurity systems, to help organisations mitigate detrimental impacts to safety,
One third of global business decision makers report that their organisation would try to cut costs by considering paying a ransom demand from a hacker rather than invest in information security. In the UK, this figure drops to a fifth (21%) of respondents.
Cylance Inc., the company that revolutionised endpoint security with true AI powered threat prevention, released the Cylance 2017 Threat Report.
Healthcare is going through its own digital transformation. New technology, such as wearables, telemedicine and IoT connectivity is making its way into hospitals, clinics and care homes. It is aimed at optimising care pathways to reduce average hospital stays and improve patient welfare.
Bosses of Britain’s most critical industries are being warned to boost cyber security or face hefty fines for leaving themselves vulnerable to attack. Energy, transport, water and health firms could be fined up to £17 million (€19.37 million) if they fail to have the most robust safeguards in place against cyber attack.
Just 16% of IT security professionals believe that their bosses and company boards have taken a greater interest in their roles as a result of the WannaCry and NotPetya cyber-attacks of 2017. This is according to new research conducted by Unified Security Management and crowd-sourced threat intelligence specialist, AlienVault.
The research, which surveyed 233 IT professionals [...]
Mention IoT security to most people in the industry these days and they’re sure to make reference to the recent WannaCry ransomware attack which hit major industrial enterprises and public bodies worldwide. The malware exploited vulnerabilities in instances of Windows operating systems which were either no longer supported or unpatched, and while such weaknesses are potential threats to [...]
The traditional concept of a corporate security perimeter has been fading slowly for at least a decade. The cloud put it on life support and the IoT will kill it off for good. The IoT presents a whole new set of challenges and on a completely different scale.
On May 22nd 2017, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) issued a position paper raising this very issue of IoT security. Together with major actors of the semiconductor industry (Infineon, NXP, STMicroelectonics), the agency warned of a “market failure” in IoT security so far: it’s important to act now.
The recent ‘WannaCry’ ransomware virus attack was heralded as the wake-up call for businesses concerned about their cyber security. A recent survey of 250 UK insurance broking firms, however, shows that following the attack there has surprisingly been little increase at all in the number of enquiries for cyber insurance cover.
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